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2 dead, 39 injured in Srinagar blast

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | July 03, 2004 09:54 IST
Last Updated: July 03, 2004 14:19 IST

Two persons were killed and39 injured in a massive bomb blast in Srinagar early Saturday morning.

The blast took place at the tourist reception centre, a short distance away from Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed's official residence.

The bomb, sources said, was planted in a handcart.

The injured were rushed to the SMHS hospital, from where those with serious injuries were taken to the Soura Medical Institute.

The militants struck just days after Director General of PoliceGopal Sharma declared that the city had been sanitised fromtheir threat. "We have busted the Lashkar-e-Tayiba module. The people can now heave a sigh of relief," Sharma had told reporters.

No militant group has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.

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